Independence Elementary School
Independence Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Independence Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
Independence Elementary School's student population of 504 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the Independence Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
No School ~ Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 17, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Independence Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1425 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education
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